On July 12, Governor Cuomo signed a bill amending the New York Human Rights Law that takes effective immediately. Similar to the recent NY City and California laws, the amendment prohibits employment discrimination based on “traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles.” Protective hairstyles includes, but is… Continue reading NYS Bans Discrimination Against Natural Hair
Deerfield, IL (July 11, 2019) – Austin & Co., Inc., (Austin & Co.), announced that they have joined Alera Group, a leading national insurance firm, effective July 1, 2019. The acquisition enhances Austin & Co.’s employee benefits and property & casualty expertise, giving them further resources to serve the local community. Terms of the transaction… Continue reading Austin & Co. Joins Alera Group, Inc.